Content related to ‘Building-Codes’
Theme for Building Safety Month Week Three urges code officials to “Surround Your Buildings with Safety” by taking special precautions to ensure outdoor areas are safe.
Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during operation.
IFMA President and CEO Tony Keane explains, “With the passage of the Federal Building Personnel Training Act, the U.S. federal government acknowledged for the first time in code the critical role of facility management (FM).”
Officials explain how code compliance, working smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms are key to saving lives.
Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management needs.
This app provides up-to-the-minute information on the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), facilitating material selection for roofing projects.
Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related damage.
The following article by Jared Blum serves as a more extensive counterpoint to a piece posted on FacilityBlog on September 26, 2013.
On October 2, the final hearing, which this year will complete the development of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code, the 2015 International Residential Code, and other 2015 codes, will begin in Atlantic City, NJ.
Research suggests alternative courses of action, including the possible development of a more accurate test, the use of different flame retardant chemicals, and a range of options for mitigating the impact of the flame retardants currently used.